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swap

verb [I or T] (-pp-) ( UK also swop (-pp-))
 
 
/swɒp/ US  /swɑːp/
to give something and be given something else instead; to exchange
交换,交易
When you've finished reading your book, and I've finished mine, shall we swap?
我们看完各自的书之后交换一下好吗?
We swapped addresses with the people we met on holiday.
我们与度假时认识的人交换了地址。
When he got a job in a bank, he had to swap his jeans and T-shirt for a suit (= he had to wear formal clothes instead of informal ones).
他找到一份银行的工作后,就不得不脱下牛仔裤和T恤衫,改穿西装了。
[+ two objects] I'll swap you my chocolate bar for your peanuts.
我拿我的巧克力换你的花生。
We spent the evening in the pub, swapping (= telling each other) stories/jokes.
我们整晚都泡在酒吧,轮流讲故事/笑话。
Replacing and exchanging
Translations of “swap”
in Korean 바꾸다…
in Arabic يَتَبادَل…
in Portuguese trocar…
in Catalan intercanviar…
in Japanese ~を交換する, 取り替える…
in Italian scambiare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 交換,交易…
in Russian обмениваться…
in Turkish değiş tokuş etmek, trampa etmek…
in Polish zamieniać (się), wymieniać (się)…
(Definition of swap verb from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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